(220 ILCS 5/2-105) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 2-105)
    Sec. 2-105. Organization; executive director; assistants to Commissioners.
    (a) In order that the Commission may perform the duties and exercise the powers granted to it and assume its responsibilities under this Act and any and all other statutes of this State, the Commission, acting jointly, shall hire an executive director who shall be responsible to the Commission and shall serve subject only to removal by the Commission for good cause. The executive director shall be responsible for the supervision and direction of the Commission staff and for the necessary administrative activities of the Commission, subject only to Commission direction and approval. In furtherance thereof, the executive director may organize the Commission staff into such departments, bureaus, sections, or divisions as he may deem necessary or appropriate. In connection therewith, the executive director may delegate and assign to one or more staff member or members the supervision and direction of any such department, bureau, section, or division.
    (b) The executive director shall obtain, subject to the provisions of the Personnel Code, such accountants, engineers, experts, inspectors, clerks, and employees as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act or to perform the duties and exercise the powers conferred by law upon the Commission. All accountants, engineers, experts, inspectors, clerks, and employees of the Commission shall receive the compensation fixed by the Executive Director, subject only to Commission approval. Notwithstanding these provisions, each commissioner shall have the authority to retain up to 2 full-time assistants, subject to the provisions of the Personnel Code, who shall be supervised by the commissioner and whose compensation shall be fixed by the commissioner.
    (c) The commissioners, executive director, hearing examiners, accountants, engineers, clerks, inspectors, experts, and other employees shall have reimbursed to them all actual and necessary traveling and other expenses and disbursements necessarily incurred or made by them in the discharge of their official duties. The Commission and executive director may also incur necessary expenses for office furniture, stationery, printing, and other incidental expenses.
    (d) A copy of any contract executed between the Commission and the executive director which establishes or provides for the expenditure of public funds shall be filed with the State Comptroller within 15 days of execution and shall be available for public inspection. Any cancellation or modification of any such contract shall be filed with the State Comptroller within 15 days of execution and shall be available for public inspection. When a contract or modification required to be filed under this subsection has not been filed within 30 days of execution, the State Comptroller shall refuse to issue any warrant for payment thereunder until the Commission files the contract or modification with the State Comptroller.
(Source: P.A. 89-429, eff. 12-15-95.)